May 10, 2009

Tea Sandwiches with Avocado and Radish

Perfect summer sandwich, especially when made with garden fresh radishes, and avocados from your neighbor's tree!

Tea Sandwiches with Avocado and Radish
Vegetarian Times Issue: January 1, 2007 p.58

Serves 6 (3 sandwiches per person)

1 sourdough baguette, sliced
1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1 lemon, zested and juiced
3 large eggs, hard-boiled, thinly sliced
3 radishes, thinly sliced
18 fresh basil leaves
1 small avocado, thinly sliced
2 shallots, chopped (about 3 Tbs.)
  1. Preheat oven to broil. Place baguette slices on baking sheet, and toast 3 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned. Whisk together mayonnaise, 1 Tbs. lemon zest and 2 tsp. lemon juice in small bowl.
  2. Spread mayonnaise mixture over cooled baguette slices, then top with
    egg slices. Season with salt and pepper. Top each sandwich with radish slices and a basil leaf. Place 2 avocado slices on each sandwich. Sprinkle shallots over each, and serve.

Nutritional Information
Per SERVING: Calories 218, Protein 6g, Total fat 14g, Carbs 16g, Cholesterol 106mg, Sodium 436mg, Fiber 2g, Sugars 1g

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